June 15, 2021: Pakistan and Russia have agreed to make joint efforts for enhancing bilateral trade volume.
The understanding came in a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Monday.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi welcomed the lifting of the embargo on the import of Pakistani rice by Russia.
He said Pakistan desires for early initiation of the Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline project for the promotion of cooperation in the energy sector.
The Foreign Minister said the signing of the supplementary agreement on the project between the two countries is a highly positive development.
Thanking Russia for supporting Pakistan in checking spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, Shah Mahmood Qureshi reminded his Russian counterpart of early provision of five million doses of the Russian anti-Covid vaccine Sputnik to Pakistan.